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Definition of "compliant" []

  • Disposed or willing to comply; submissive. (adjective)
  • Complying, obliging, or yielding (adjective)

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Use "compliant" in a sentence
  • "Pistorius told the court that the term compliant defined a person who "gave in" and should not be confused with a consenting person who "gave permission"."
  • "Instead, the Company should have used the word "compliant.""
  • "It's much more cost effective for me to hire a professional plumber to fix any issues that come up than for me to learn how to fix it and remain compliant with various codes."